Philadelphia's augmented reality challenge targets transit navigation


Officials said they're especially interested in serving their "most vulnerable" residents, such as people with disabilities, non-English speakers and the elderly.

Detroit kicks off Ford-backed transportation challenge


Before individuals and community groups can begin submitting solutions, the city first wants to hear residents' biggest transportation challenges to nail down a focus of the competition.

New York State announces winners of online safety poster contest


Led by the state technology office, the program is designed to raise awareness of cybersecurity issues among students.

To unlock hidden talent, Symantec prepares state and local cybersecurity challenge


"It happens time and time again," organizers say — some of the best IT security talent is somewhere else in the organization.

School districts get chance to compete in Amazon Web Services challenge


Thousands in AWS credits are up for grabs as schools join state and local governments in the City on a Cloud competition.

NYC BigApps brings non-technical experts into the fold


The nation's most prominent civic tech competition is getting more user-centric through collaboration with subject matter experts.